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Project by Hybridwoodwork posted 04-22-2013 03:32 AM 1259 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Someone gave me this piece of walnut burl. Whe I started debarking it tured out to be completely hollow. I wanted to exploit the natural shape and this is what I ended up with.

-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.

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#1 posted 04-22-2013 12:21 PM

Great piece, came out beautiful.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#2 posted 04-22-2013 04:40 PM

Wow! That’s very creative. I would never have seen the eagle hiding in there. Thanks for sharing!

-- John B.

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#3 posted 04-24-2013 04:10 PM

Amazing work of art. Great carving, very creative. Great job!

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#4 posted 04-26-2013 04:06 PM

I love when the wood becomes what it WANTS to be!

-- Jeff, eastern Wa

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